Sports

20-0! NP authors first undefeated regular season in program's history

Cougars face Juanita Sanchez in Friday's semis at Roger Williams University
LINCOLN - Playing three games in a span of 44 hours is never an easy task, and kicking off that stretch of games against a team that spent most of its season undefeated only makes matters a bit more... more

Scullin defends state long jump title

Cumberland junior dominates opposition
PROVIDENCE - After winning an indoor state championship in the high jump with a leap of 17 feet, 6-3/4 inches during her sophomore season, all Cumberland High junior Meaghan Scullin wanted to do in... more

NCMS basketball team suffers 67-54 loss to Feinstein in state title game

WEST WARWICK --- Feinstein engineered a 12-3 run midway through the second quarter and rattled off 13 straight points halfway through the third to defeat North Cumberland, 67-54, and win the state... more

NP defeats Juanita Sanchez in OT, returns to Division II title game

Cougars (22-0) will face Middletown in Sunday's 2:30 p.m. basketball finals at Brown
BRISTOL --- North Providence had to work a little overtime on Friday night to stay unbeaten and earn a return trip to the Division II championship game. The defending champion Cougars survived a real... more

Cumberland's Giorgio claims state 195-pound wrestling championship

Clippers place second in team standings; CHS's Skawinski is runner-up at 182 pounds
PROVIDENCE – Cumberland High’s Nick Giorgio became a state wrestling champion on Saturday night at the Providence Career & Technical Academy field house, as the senior standout captured the 195-... more

Undefeated Cougars (23-0) repeat as Div. II boys' basketball champions

North Providence expects to land either second or third seed in Open Tournament
PROVIDENCE – Back-to-back! North Providence High remained unbeaten and repeated as Division II boys’ basketball champions on Sunday afternoon at Brown University’s Pizzitola Center with one of its... more

SRA players help co-op hockey team continue success

Five wins in last six games raises record to 9-5-1
PAWTUCKET - With a tough schedule wrapping up its regular season, the Providence Country Day/St. Raphael Academy/Wheeler School co-op hockey team defeated Toll Gate, 8-3, last Friday night at Lynch... more

Lions' Westrick rules freestyles at R.I. swim meet, sets record in 50

PROVIDENCE - Lincoln High junior Mollie Westrick had one of the most memorable meets of her outstanding high school swimming career on Saturday afternoon at the RIIL Championships at Brown University... more

Lincoln falls to Pilgrim in Div. II Championships

Semifinal-round loss ends Lions' wrestling season with 17-5 record
SMITHFIELD - Over the past couple of seasons, Lincoln and Pilgrim have hooked up in a few exciting wrestling matches that went down to the wire, only to see the Patriots come out on top by a handful... more

Santamaria, Erickson lead Cougars at state, Div. II swim meets

PROVIDENCE - North Providence High juniors David Santamaria and Brady Erickson placed in the top 15 of their respective events on Saturday morning at the RIIL Boys' Swimming Championships at Brown... more

Smithfield boys finish fourth at state swim meet

Seven Sentinels place in top eight of their events
PROVIDENCE - Last year, the Smithfield High boys' swim team enjoyed a magical Cinderella-like season that saw the Sentinels not only dethrone 13-time champion Bishop Hendricken in the Division I... more

NPYSA action heats up with big victories

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Gina M. Picard/School Committee District 1 jumped into a tie for first place with D. Palmieri's Bakery last Thursday night in the Boys' Senior division of the North Providence... more

Tough tests await N.S. hockey team in Division II's final two weekends

Northmen remain unbeaten in last 12 Div. II contests
WEST WARWICK - If the North Smithfield High hockey team hopes to claim its first regular-season championship in six seasons, the Northmen are going to have to pass some very difficult tests in their... more

Butler & Messier, Cilantro capture Pawtucket Boys & Girls Club hoop titles

PAWTUCKET - The top seeds in the Pawtucket Boys & Girls Club's youth basketball league playoffs recently took care of business in their championship games, as Butler & Messier captured the... more

Jumping for joy: Morgan, Mattson lead Sentinels at state track meet

Smithfield's Paiva has marvelous meet for La Salle boys
PROVIDENCE - The Smithfield High girls' indoor track and field team got a good jump on its competition during Saturday's RIIL Championships at the Providence Career & Technical Academy. As a... more

NPELL conducts registration sessions Saturday at Ricci, Birchwood Middle Schools

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence East Little League will have in-person registration on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Ricci and Birchwood Middle Schools. The league is for players ages 4... more

Haner Construction, DiPrete Engineering win Northmen Hoops regular-season finales

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Haner Construction and DiPrete Engineering finished their regular seasons in the Upper Division of the Northmen Hoops' youth basketball league by winning their final two games.... more

Cinderella Ponaganset reaches state quarterfinals

Girls' middle school hoop team makes noise with upset of 3rd-seeded Bay View before falling to Ferri
NORTH SCITUATE - The Ponaganset Middle School girls' basketball team's Cinderella run through the state playoffs came to an end on Feb. 10 in its quarterfinal-round game with Central Division... more

North Smithfield's Wilbur wins state track championship in 3,000 meters

PROVIDENCE - North Smithfield's Sheridan Wilbur, a senior on the La Salle Academy girls' indoor track and field team, became a state champion in the 3,000 meters on Saturday afternoon at the RIIL... more

Cracovia Soccer Club's final signups are Saturday

WOONSOCKET - The Cracovia Soccer Club, which is celebrating 35 years of serving the community's youth, will be conducting its final signups for the upcoming spring season on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m... more

St. Ambrose's boys win CAL East Div. I title

LINCOLN - The St. Ambrose Grammar (7th and 8th-grade) boys' basketball team recently captured the Catholic Athletic League's East Division 1 regular season championship with an 11-1 record. The St.... more

Gross, Trudel excel at RIIL girls' swim meet

PROVIDENCE - Mount St. Charles junior Elizabeth Gross enjoyed an outstanding meet on Saturday afternoon at the RIIL Girls' Swimming Championships that took place at Brown University. Gross, who... more

Smithfield gymnasts fare well at RIIL championship

PROVIDENCE - Smithfield High juniors Jenna Lamborghini and Mae McCauley took places in the top 10 at Sunday's RIIL Gymnastics and Midge Palmer Individual State Meet at Rhode Island College.... more

Ponaganset girls finish basketball season with three-game win streak

LINCOLN - Holding a miniscule lead late in the game, the Ponaganset High girls' basketball team used its defense to keep control of the contest and outlast Lincoln High, 33-30, in their Division II-... more

Boys & Girls Club crowns winter hoop champions

CUMBERLAND - Steingold Volvo of the boys' 9-11 division, Eastland Electric of the boys' 12-14 division, and the Spurs of the boys' 13-15 division were recently crowned the champions of their... more

CSP United U10 girls' four-game unbeaten streak is snapped

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Cumberland Youth Soccer Association's CSP United U10 girls' soccer team had its four-game unbeaten streak snapped on Saturday after Bayside FC topped the locals, 3-1, in Indoor... more

Houle's late goal keys CYSA U14 girls' 2-1 win over Sounders

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Laurel Houle's goal with two seconds left in the game off a pass from Cassey Farrell allowed the Cumberland Youth Soccer Association's U14 girls' indoor soccer team to edge the NSC... more

N.S. Women's Softball League has online signups

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield Women's Softball League is currently conducting online registrations for the upcoming season on its website, www.nswsleague.weebly.com , until Tuesday, April 7... more

Triple Crown Umpires plans Tuesday night classes

WOONSOCKET - Triple Crown Umpires will be holding umpire training classes and seeking new members on the next three Tuesdays (March 3, 10, and 17) from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Globe Park Elementary School... more

Gator's Pub Adult Summer Volleyball League seeks teams

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Information for the Gator's Pub Adult Summer Volleyball League is now online at www.gatorspubvolleyball.com and announcing a registration deadline of Friday, March 27 for returning... more